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Old 05-09-2011, 11:04 PM   #1
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10mm spacer needs custom work to fit??

so i was looking for 10mm spacers and came upon Turners site.

"A note about 10mm spacers: Any 10mm spacer is considered a custom fitment. The stock hubcentric lip on BMWs can stick out by as much as 11mm. This leaves a gap between the spacer and the hub which seriously compromises safety. We recommend using a larger spacer (12mm and larger do not have this issue) or check that the lip sticks out less than 10mm."

and they said if you do go with a 10mm, to file down the lip on your car so it sits flush... anyone use a 10mm? any input please? THANKS!
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Old 05-09-2011, 11:19 PM   #2
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so i was looking for 10mm spacers and came upon Turners site.

"A note about 10mm spacers: Any 10mm spacer is considered a custom fitment. The stock hubcentric lip on BMWs can stick out by as much as 11mm. This leaves a gap between the spacer and the hub which seriously compromises safety. We recommend using a larger spacer (12mm and larger do not have this issue) or check that the lip sticks out less than 10mm."

and they said if you do go with a 10mm, to file down the lip on your car so it sits flush... anyone use a 10mm? any input please? THANKS!
Mine sit flush on the hub but not on the Wheels Face. I have to run a 1-3mm spacer for the DPE to be FLUSH.

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Old 05-09-2011, 11:26 PM   #3
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Should I just get a 12mm then?

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Old 05-09-2011, 11:37 PM   #4
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Should I just get a 12mm then?

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I think it's due to my wheels not spacer. Should work fine tho.


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Old 05-09-2011, 11:39 PM   #5
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appreciate your input. yea, ill probably go with the 12. slightest difference in size, and hopefully i wont have to deal with it for any type of wheels or suspension i get.
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